Time to Reconsider Remuneration Method for CCPC Shareholders

During the summer of 2017, CCPC shareholders and tax advisors across Canada were surprised with by the announcement of new tax rules and restrictions that were being planned by the Minister of Finance.  Basically, Ottawa felt that the existing rules at the time were too generous for the CCPC shareholders and intended to scale the “tax perks” down considerably. Almost

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A Liquidity Crunch in Vancouver

Just two years back, when buying condo presales was the rage of investing free cash in Vancouver, I wrote a short blog cautioning investors to begin preparation years ahead for the closing date of the deal.  When the condo completes, full payment of the balance on the condo is required to close the deal; hence qualifying for the mortgage at

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Non-Canadian Resident and Collecting Rental Income in Vancouver

Non-Canadian residents who own Canadian real estate and collecting rental income have two ways to deal with the Canadian tax liability. The first method is remit to the CRA, 25% tax on the gross rent collected.  This 25% is due to the CRA on the 15th of the following month the rental income was credited to the non-Canadian resident.  This

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